Total Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Volume and Value

Proof Point

Total ICOs raised grew 200% annually from seven in 2014, reaching 650 with aggregated value of $16.72 billion in 2018, according to Coindesk data

Total Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Volume and Value

2014 – 2018 (number and US$ billion)

Proof Point Findings

  • Initial Coin Offering (ICO) – Alternative crowdfunding method in which investors buy new tokens for trading or acquiring products in exchange for cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin or Ethereum
  • Increasing Offerings – Coindesk published total offerings massively grew from 2014 and reached 650 with total value of $16.7 billion in 2018
  • Largest Funding – Biggest funding in 2018 are from EOS and Telegram projects, raising $4.2 billion and $1.7 billion, respectively
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include growing adoption of blockchain technology, increasing penetration of cryptocurrencies, and heightening investment appetite of consumers for blockchain startups


Market Disruption




Date Last Updated

March 19, 2019

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